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Reid threatens to keep Congress into next year

Posted By admin On December 15, 2010 @ 5:48 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Stephen Dinan
The Washington Times [1]
Dec 15, 2010

Forget about going quietly into the night.

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a broad agenda for an end-of-session sprint that, in other years, could be a whole year’s worth of activity — ranging from an arms-reduction treaty with Russia to a major immigration bill to overturning the ban on gay troops.

And that’s not to mention the nearly 2,000-page, $1.1 trillion massive spending bill Senate Democrats said they’ll try to push through. The bill contains hundreds of pork-barrel spending projects and new rules governing everything from airport baggage to detainees at the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

“We’re not through. Congress ends on Jan. 4,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat.

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[5] National Football League Backs Reid Over Angle; Invests $340,000 to Save Incumbent Congress: http://www.prisonplanet.com/national-football-league-backs-reid-over-angle-invests-340000-to-save-incumbent-congress.html

[6] UPDATE: US Sen Reid Readies Health Bill For Saturday Vote: http://www.prisonplanet.com/update-us-sen-reid-readies-health-bill-for-saturday-vote.html

[7] Democrats look for up to $1 trillion in new tax revenues this year: http://www.prisonplanet.com/democrats-look-for-up-to-1-trillion-in-new-tax-revenues-this-year.html

[8] Senate Leaders Balk at Closing Guantánamo Prison: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-leaders-balk-at-closing-guantanamo-prison.html

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